Deidre completed her Masters degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Melbourne in 1996. She has also been granted practice endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology with the Psychology Board of Australia, is an APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologist Fellow, full Member of the Specialist Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) with the British Psychological Society and a member of the International Neuropsychological Society. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and has worked locally and internationally and in both the public and private sectors. Deidre has a specialist interest in the area of rehabilitation and reintegration into the workplace. She has extensive experience in providing independent clinical assessments for large organisations, private and government based, who require specialist advice in relation to compensation claims and rehabilitation matters.
Deidre is an accredited Neurofeedback practitioner and approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia and Clinical (Lecturer) within Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, Melbourne University.
Caitlin completed her Masters degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at The University of Melbourne in 2020. She is currently completing her registrar program to gain endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology with the Psychology Board of Australia. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society and College of Clinical Neuropsychology.
Caitlin originally hails from Cairns and has a great love for Far North Queensland and the unique lifestyle that it offers. She has a keen interest in neurodevelopmental and acquired neurological conditions and is passionate about supporting young people and the vulnerable in gaining the most from their educational, vocational and support services to live their most fulfilling lives. Caitlin hopes to develop her clinical neuropsychology skills and expertise in the exciting and diverse world of private practice over the coming years.
Brooke is our friendly practice manager who is more than happy to provide detailed information related to our services, booking processes and assist with all inquiries at NQNS. Brooke has an extensive background in Community Services with a focus on Youth and Children’s services, holding Diplomas in Community Services (case management), Counselling and Art Therapy.
Brooke has also undergone training in mental health first aid, suicide intervention and family and domestic violence response. Brooke is set to undertake studies in 2021 at JCU in Psychological Science. Brooke is also a qualified Aromatherapist and Reiki Master with a special interest in essential oils, relaxation, and mindfulness techniques.
Steffen is our cheerful and dedicated business assistant. Steffen can be seen around the NQNS premises ensuring we have a safe, inviting and well stocked clinic environment. Steffen is a friendly addition to the NQNS team who is always ready to have a laugh and cheerful discussion with NQNS visitors.
Steffen is experienced in building and cabinet making, he also holds qualifications in massage therapy specializing in his passion of traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage.